International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Analysis Study Research Paper | Psychology | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 5.3 / 10

Examining the Influence of Academic Stress and Suicidal Ideation on Mental Health in Coaching Students: A Cross-Sectional Study

Afreen Waseem

Abstract: This cross-sectional study explores the impact of academic stress and suicidal ideation on the mental health of adolescents enrolled in coaching institutes. Employing quantitative methods, it surveys 140 students aged 13-18 years from Aligarh, utilizing the Scale for Suicidal Ideation, General Health Questionnaire, and Revised Educational Stress Scale for Adolescents students. Furthermore, independent t-tests were conducted to discern significant differences in academic stress, suicidal ideation, and mental health variables. A Stepwise Multiple Regression analysis, employing a stepwise selection method, was employed to investigate the intricate interplay of these factors. This study reveals significant gender-based disparities in academic stress and suicidal ideation among adolescents in coaching centres. Additionally, medical preparation exam aspirants experience notably higher academic stress compared to engineering exam candidates. These findings underscore the need for tailored interventions to address academic stress and promote the mental well-being of high-achieving students. The study highlights significant gender-based differences and reveals academic stress as a key predictor of mental health outcomes, emphasizing the need for targeted interventions to address these challenges in high-achieving

Keywords: Academic Stress, Suicidal Ideation, Adolescent Mental Health, Coaching Institutes

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,

Pages: 1489 - 1494

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